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Predicted Man United line-up to face Paris St Germain in Champions League

FOOTBALL By Mirror | October 19th 2020
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer [REUTERS/Alex Pantling]

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has some big decisions to make as his side get their Champions League campaign underway.

The Red Devils are back at the European football top table and will head to Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night.

Solskjaer's side stormed to a 4-1 win over Newcastle on Saturday night but also have one eye on a huge Premier League clash with Chelsea next weekend as they head to the French capital.

Alex Telles is available and could make his debut with a chance Solskjaer could bring him in to replace Luke Shaw at left-back.

Anthony Martial could be handed a recall as he returns from suspension to lead the line.

That is likely to see Marcus Rashford shifted out to the left flank to replace Daniel James, although Juan Mata's fine performance at St James' Park means he could retain his place in the starting line-up ahead of Mason Greenwood.

Newcastle United v Manchester United - St James' Park, Newcastle, Britain - October 17, 2020 Manchester United's Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring their fourth goal with teammates [REUTERS/Owen Humphreys]

In defence, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may call on Eric Bailly as a quicker option to partner Harry Maguire given the threat of Kylian Mbappe.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka will likely retain his place at right-back after scoring his first goal for the club at the weekend.

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Donny van de Beek is still pushing for his first start in midfield.

But a system with two deep-lying players in the form of Scott McTominay and Fred offered Bruno Fernandes more attacking freedom at Newcastle as he impressed.

Paul Pogba could still be recalled to play alongside McTominay or Fred, or Nemanja Matic could return to the side.

anchester United's Aaron Wan-Bissaka celebrates scoring their third goal with teammates [Pool via REUTERS/Owen Humphreys]

Discussing van de Beek and his plans for the summer signing at the weekend, Solskjaer said: "He'll get his game time. He's been fantastic in the group.

"I think you see today and in training, he's so neat and tidy, I don't think he lost the ball once.

"It's about finding the balance in the team. We've won 4-1 today and you're asking why I didn't start one of the players. He'll have a very good impact on the team."

Potential Man Utd line-up vs PSG: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Bailly, Telles, Fred, Pogba, Fernandes, Mata, Rashford, Martial.

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